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Window For Hepatitis B

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Window Period for Hepatitis B

Dear Dr. Dieterich,Hong long is the window period for Hepatitis B?Thanks!
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It is usually only a few weeks, 2-4 but presumably can be as long as 6 months. That is not relevant if you test for HBV by PCR, though. DTD Read more »

How soon should I test for Hep B?/ Window Period for Hepatitis?

Question #1: How soon should I test for Hep B?Recently the condom broke when I was performing... Read more »

Dr please answer - HBV Transmission & Window questions

Doctor, I have read the archives, but would really, really appreciate some clarification on a... Read more »
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Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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the vaccines extend the period of window?

Posted by nightsunami, 1 Reply
...wanted that they answered this question to me because before the week 13 that me realize the examination I was vaccinated against hepatitis B. IT CAN AFFECT the VACCINE SO THAT the RESULT IS a FALSE NEGATIVE? Read more »

I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...sex without protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. negative. * hepatitis B antigen HBsAg metoso quimiolumiscencia negative. * anti-hepatitis B core antibody method Meia Total (AXSYM)... Read more »

Hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anybody know if there is a window period for HBV? If We worry about HIV then HBV is also a concern. Read more »

Get tested now. It doesn't rule out later.

Posted by dsaklad
...  immunodeficiency virus     b. TB tuberculosis,     c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A     d. vaccinated for hepatitis B ... Read more »